gaita
feminine noun
1. bagpipes (instrumento)
2. drag, pain (informal) (pesadez) (peninsular Spanish)

gaita [gah’-ee-tah]
noun
1. Bagpipe; hornpipe. (f)
2. Flageolet (flauta). (f)
3. Hand-organ. (f)
4. (coll.) The neck (cuello). (f)
5. Bother, nuisance (molestia); tough job (trabajo). (f)
  • Estar de gaita -> (coll.) to be very merry, in high spirits

gaita
1 (Música) bagpipes
plural
; (p)
tocar la gaita to play the bagpipes
ser como una gaita to be very demanding
estar de gaita to be merry
estar hecho una gaita to be a wreck (familiar)
templar gaitas to pour oil on troubled waters
gaita gallega Galician bagpipes
2 (Música) (flauta) flute; (organillo) hurdy-gurdy
3 (pescuezo) neck
sacar la gaita to stick one's neck out
4 (dificultad) bother; nuisance
¡qué gaita! what a pain! (familiar)
menuda gaita, tener que salir ahora
déjame, que hoy no estoy para gaitas leave me alone, I don't need any hassle today (familiar); y toda esa gaita and all that jazz (familiar)
5 (México) (maula) cheat; trickster
6 (Ven) folk music
(Latinoamérica) (gallego) Galician; (español) Spaniard;

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